Eye Care Guidelines After Retinal Detachment Surgery

The retina is the innermost layer of our eye containing several nerves that enables us to see. Light rays that travel from the object are received by the cornea and the lens and focussed onto the retina. An image is produced that is sent through optic nerve to the brain and this is what allows us to see the world around us.

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3 Common Eye Problems and How to Treat Them

Cornea is an essential part of the eye. Externally, it is the first layer that helps in focusing the incoming light. Understandably, the cornea has to be healthy for a healthy eye and vision. Cornea is made of proteins and highly ordered cells with nerve endings. Any change in its transparency and consistency of the structure impacts our vision. Given the importance of the cornea, 3 commonly occurring corneal conditions have been enlisted with its symptoms and treatment.

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Avoid These Foods When You Have Central Serous Retinopathy

Retina is the innermost layer of the eye that is light sensitive. It then sends signals to our brain that helps us to see. It is said that retina consumes more oxygen than the brain itself owing to its high metabolic activities run by the extensive vascular network. Meaning several blood vessels nourish the retina. Hence, this continuous supply of blood is critical to maintain normal vision.

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Are there types of Blindness?

Humans are social animals and we live in a society where an individual’s identity is dependent on the people’s perception of them to an extent. So, we adapt to and live our lives based on direct and indirect feedback received from our family, friends and community. However, when it comes to people who are blind or have low vision, it is important to be sensitive towards such patients while giving feedback.

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7 Safety Measures To Ensure You Are Not Driving With Glaucoma

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide after cataract. It is an insidious eye disorder, which leads to progressive damage of the optic nerve in a characteristic pattern leading to loss of vision. Sadly, many people aren’t even aware that they are suffering from such eye disorder.

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What harms children’s vision in digital era?

With the increasing influx of electronic gadgets in the market, a lot of children are getting exposed to it and spend more time than ever. However, this has amplified parents concern about their vision getting impaired. Eye doctors at Advanced Eye Hospital & Institute, Navi Mumbai have seen a huge increase in children with dry eye and eyestrain because of using gadgets for long hours.

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Best eye care tips for contact lenses users from Advanced Eye Hospital

To have a more natural look and have freedom to wear any kind of clothes, a lot of people opt for contact lenses over eyeglasses. Even though many are aware of the long-term side effects of prolonged contact wear even then it becomes a habit for them to wear contact lenses. A few will admit that they are afraid of undergoing vision correcting laser procedure and therefore continue wearing contact lenses.

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Is sleep overrated? Can it affect your eyes?

In today’s day and era, many of us find ourselves exhausted at work. Even though reasons for that can be many but lack of proper sleep is one of the major reasons. One study showed that 72% of Indians on an average wake up thrice every night and more than 85% of them attribute this as a reason towards lack of sleep.

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